124 millimetres of rain in Los Alcázares in 24 hours say the CHS
The worst of the rain was around the Mar Menor with far less in the south-west of Murcia By midday on Tuesday it appeared that the worst of the second “gota fría” storm to hit Murcia in the autumn of 2019 was over, and Aemet published their data regarding the amount of rainfall over a 24-hour period at the official weather stations in the Region. The Aemet list is topped by the former airport of San Javier with a total of 114 millimetres..

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Gota fría flooding forces evacuation of residents in Los Alcázares
Streets impassable, people living on upper floors urged to stay at home in Los Alcázares and San Javier Following the heavy rain which fell in the Campo de Cartagena and on the shore of the Mar Menor on Monday night the floodwater cascading towards the lagoon has forced the evacuation of 100 people in Los Alcázares, according to the Town Hall. The council reports that once again the area of the town which is becoming known as “Ground..

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List of roads closed as gota fría brings more flooding to the Campo de Cartagena
The westbound carriageway of the San Javier-Murcia falls victim to the floodwater The heavy rain which fell during Monday night as another gota fría storm formed over the Mar Menor, bringing well over 100 millimetres of rain to Los Alcázares, has forced the closure due to flooding of numerous roads in the area including the westbound carriageway of the RM-19 motorway between San Javier and the city of Murcia. Fortunately, the rain eased..

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Los Alcázares flooded again as the second gota fría of the autumn strikes
Streets under water as chaos returns to Los Alcázares and San Javier The warnings issued by Aemet that another gota fría storm was likely to hit the Mar Menor and other coastal areas of the Region of Murcia on Monday evening and Tuesday have proved well founded, and after over 100 millimetres of rain fell in Los Alcázares, including 70 mm in an hour, the streets of the town are again under water. All of the indications are that this..

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Patrulla Águila and air force academy jets in San Javier to be replaced by Swiss aircraft
A pilot was killed in August when his C-101 crashed into the Mediterranean off La Manga Spain’s Ministry of Defence has announced that the C-101 jet planes used by pilots at the air force training academy in San Javier (the Academia General del Aire, or AGA) are to be replaced by the autumn of 2021, reawakening suspicions that the death of former Patrulla Águila pilot Commander Francisco Marín in August when his plane plunged into the..

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One dead and numerous injured in multiple collision on the AP-7 in San Javier
Seven vehicles were involved in the incident close to Pozo Aledo It has been confirmed that one person died and various were injured, as many as 14 according to some reports, in a crash on the AP-7 motorway in San Javier on Thursday morning. The incident was reported to the 112 emergency services line at approximately 6.30, when a car travelling in the wrong direction collided with others between the exits at kilometres 782 (Pozo Aledo and..

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Discover the link between Corvera airport and a gastronomic speciality of San Javier!
The rival airports are connected through one of the most illustrious families in the modern history of Murcia The 10th January 2018 marks the 95th anniversary of one of the major achievements of Juan de la Cierva y Codorniú, a Murcia-born aviator of such renown that it has been proposed that the new airport in Corvera be named after him. Born in 1895 to a wealthy family, (his grandfather Ricardo Codorniú was responsible for the re-forestation..

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